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Call Numbers (Library of Congress Classification): J

The Mountain View College Library organizes its books according to the Library of Congress (LC) Classification System. This guide will describe what each range of the LC call numbers means,

Class J -- Political Science

J--General legislative and executive papers

JA--Political science (General)

JC--Political theory

JF--Political institutions and public administration

JJ--Political institutions and public administration (North America)

JK--Political institutions and public administration (United States)

JL--Political institutions and public administration (Canada, Latin America, etc.)

JN--Political institutions and public administration (Europe)

JQ--Political institutions and public administration (Asia, Africa, Australia, Pacific Area, etc.)

JS--Local government. Municipal government

JV--Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration

JX--International law, see JZ and KZ
(obsolete)

JZ--International relations

Subclasses

J(1)‑981--General legislative and executive papers

J(1)‑(9)--Gazettes
The Library of Congress now classes this material in K

J80‑87--United States

J80‑82--Presidents' messages and other executive papers

J100‑981--Other regions and countries

JA1‑92--Political science (General)

JA1‑26--Periodicals

JA27‑34--Societies

JA35.5--Congresses

JA60‑64--Dictionaries and encyclopedias

JA71‑80--Theory.  Relations to other subjects

JA81‑84--History

JA86‑88--Study and teaching.  Research

JA92--Collective biography of political scientists

JC11‑605--Political theory.  The state.  Theories of the state

JC47--Oriental state

JC49--Islamic state

JC51‑93--Ancient state

JC109‑121--Medieval state

JC131‑273--Modern state

JC177‑178--Thomas Paine

JC311‑314--Nationalism.  Nation state

JC319‑323--Political geography

JC327--Sovereignty

JC328.2--Consensus.  Consent of the governed

JC328.6‑.65--Violence.  Political violence

JC329--Patriotism

JC345‑347--Symbolism

JC348‑497--Forms of the state

JC571‑605--Purpose, functions, and relations of the state

JF20‑2112--Political institutions and public administration

JF20‑1177--General.  Comparative government

JF51‑56--General works.  History

JF225‑619--Organs and functions of government

JF251‑289--Executive.  Heads of state

JF331‑341--Parliamentary government

JF491‑619--Legislation.  Legislative process.  Law‑making

JF799‑1177-- --Political rights.  Political participation

JF1338‑2112--Public administration

JF1501‑1521--Civil service

JF2011‑2112--Political parties

JJ1000‑1019--Political institutions and public administration (North America)

JK1‑9993--Political institutions and public administration (United States)

JK1‑9593--United States

JK404‑1685--Government.  Public administration

JK501‑868--Executive branch

JK631‑868--Civil Service.  Departments and agencies

JK1012‑1432--Congress.  Legislative branch

JK1154‑1276--Senate

JK1308‑1432--House of Representatives

JK1606‑1683--Capital.  Public buildings.  Government property.  Government purchasing

JK1717‑2217--Political rights.  Practical politics

JK1758‑1761--Citizenship

JK1846‑1929--Suffrage

JK1965‑2217--Electoral system

JK2255‑2391--Political parties

JK2403‑9593--State government

JK9663‑9993--Confederate States of America

JL1‑3899--Political institutions and public administration (Canada, Latin America, etc.)

JL1‑500--Canada

JL599.5‑839--West Indies.  Caribbean Area

JL1200‑1299--Mexico

JL1400‑1679--Central America

JL1850‑3899--South America

JN1‑9689--Political institutions and public administration (Europe)

JN1‑97--General

JN101‑1371--Great Britain

JN1187‑1371--Scotland

JN1395‑1571.5--Ireland

JN1601‑2191--Austria‑Hungary.  Austria.  Hungary

JN2210‑2229--Czech Republic.  Czechoslovakia

JN2240--Slovakia

JN2301‑3007--France

JN3201‑4944--Germany

JN5001‑5191--Greece

JN5201‑5690--Italy

JN5701‑5999--Netherlands

JN6101‑6371--Belgium

JN6500‑6598--Soviet Union.  Russia.  Former Soviet Republics

JN6615--Estonia

JN6630‑6639--Ukraine

JN6640‑6649--Belarus

JN6680‑6689--Moldova

JN6690‑6699--Russia (Federation)

JN6730‑6739--Latvia

JN6745--Lithuania

JN6750‑6769--Poland

JN7011‑7066--Scandinavia.  Northern Europe

JN7101‑7367--Denmark

JN7370‑7379--Greenland

JN7380‑7389--Iceland

JN7390‑7399--Finland

JN7401‑7695--Norway

JN7721‑7995--Sweden

JN8101‑8399--Spain

JN8423‑8661--Portugal

JN8701‑9599--Switzerland

JN9600‑9689--Balkan States

JQ21‑6651--Political institutions and public administration (Asia, Africa, Australia, Pacific Area, etc.)

JQ21‑1852--Asia

JQ200‑620--India

JQ1070‑1199--Central Asia

Including former republics of the Soviet Union

JQ1499‑1749--East Asia

Including China, Japan, Korea

JQ1758‑1852--Middle East

Including Turkey, Iran, Israel, Arabian Peninsula

JQ1850--Arab countries

JQ1852--Islamic countries

JQ1870‑3981--Africa

JQ3981.5‑3986.7--Atlantic Ocean islands

JQ3995‑6651--Australia.  New Zealand.  Pacific Ocean islands

JS39‑8500--Local government.  Municipal government

JS55‑68--History--

JS141‑163--Executive branch.  Mayor

JS171--Legislative branch

JS221‑227--Elections.  Local elections.  Municipal elections

JS241‑271--Local government other than municipal

JS300‑1583--United States

JS1701‑1800--Canada

JS1840‑2058.9--West Indies.  Caribbean Area

JS2101‑2143--Mexico

JS2145‑2219--Central America

JS2300‑2778--South America

JS3000‑6949.89--Europe

JS6950‑7520--Asia

JS7510--Arab countries

JS7520--Islamic countries

JS7525‑7819.9--Africa

JS7820‑7827.9--Atlantic Ocean islands

JS7900‑7906.9--Indian Ocean islands

JS8001‑8490.9--Australia.  New Zealand.  Pacific Ocean islands

JV1‑9480--Colonies and colonization.  Emigration and immigration.  International migration

JV1‑5397--Colonies and colonization

JV1‑9--Periodicals.  Serials

JV10‑19--Societies

JV61‑152--History

JV412‑461--Administration

JV500‑5397--Colonizing nations

JV6001‑9480--Emigration and immigration.  International migration

JV6001‑6006--Periodicals.  Serials

JV6021‑6033--History

JV6091‑6124--Emigration

JV6201‑6347--Immigration

JV6403‑7127--United States

JV7200‑7539--Canada, Latin America, etc.

JV7590‑8339.7--Europe

JV8490‑8758--Asia

JV8760--Arab countries

JV8762--Islamic countries

JV8790‑9024.5--Africa

JV9029‑9036--Atlantic Ocean islands

JV9040‑9047--Indian Ocean islands

JV9100‑9269--Australia.  New Zealand

JV9290‑9470--Pacific Ocean islands

JX(1)‑(6650)--International law, see JZ and KZ

JX(63)‑(191)--Collections.  Documents.  Cases

JX(220)‑(1195)--Collections, cases, etc.  By country

JX(1261)‑(1283)--Codification of international law

JX(1305)‑(1598)--Foreign relations

JX(1621)‑(1896)--Diplomacy

JX(1901)‑(1995)--International arbitration, organization, etc.

JX(2001)‑(6650)--International law

JZ5‑6530--International relations

JZ5.5‑18--Periodicals

JZ24‑38--Societies, associations, academies, institutes, etc., for the study of international relations  

JZ63‑1153--Sources

JZ221‑1153--By region or country

JZ1249‑1254--Relation to other disciplines and topics

JZ1305‑2060--Scope of international relations. Political theory. Diplomacy  

JZ1329.5‑1395--By period

JZ1400‑1454--Diplomatic and consular service

JZ1464‑2060--Scope of international relations with regard to countries, territories, regions, etc.

JZ3674‑3875--State territory and its parts

JZ3685--Boundaries

JZ3686‑3875--International waters

JZ4835‑5490--International organizations and associations

JZ4841‑4848--Political non‑governmental organizations.  NGOs

JZ4850‑5490--Intergovernmental organizations.  IGOs

JZ4853‑4934--League of Nations

JZ4935‑5160--United Nations

JZ5511.2‑6300--Promotion of peace.  Peaceful change

JZ5514‑5526--Societies, associations, academies, institutes, etc., for peace promotion, research and education  

JZ5527‑5532--Congresses and conferences

JZ5587‑6009--International security.  Disarmament.  Global survival

JZ6010‑6060--Pacific settlement of international disputes

JZ6360‑6377--Non‑military coercion

JZ6385‑6405--The armed conflict.  War and order

JZ6422‑6422.5--Neutrality.  Non‑participation in wars.  Norms of neutrality

JZ6530--Humanitarian aspects of war

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